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and david julius of the university of california, san francisco, allan basbaum, also of the university of california san francisco, robert dworkin of the university of rochester and once again my cohost dr. eric kandel a nobel laureate, and a howard hughes medical investigator. >> our subject is pain. hrchl is really one of the great unmet medical needs and enormous problem in society. and the most, in the most general terms, bain is a unpleasant sensation in response to a real or potential threat of body injury, and it has an extremely important defensive damnive role, it is designed to remove the injured part of the body from the source of damage. and usually this is transient in nature, but with some diseases, such as cancer or arthritis, it becomes persistent and becomes not an damnive process but, adaptive process and part of the disease itself and adds to the pain .. as we will hear from laurie klein, chronic pain is a disease in its own right. as these arguments make clear, this is an enormous public health problem. 100 million americans as you pointed out suffer from pain every
with picket lines forming outside walmart stores from california to maryland. a group called our walmart organized the walk-off in 100 cities. >> we're asking for living wages, we're asking for decent scheduling. they're not things that are hard. i mean, we want health care. they're the most richest retailer in the world. >> sreenivasan: walmart executives said these protestors do not represent the 1.3 million employees who work at the company. >> sreenivasan: the stock market also got a boost from black friday, rising sharply on early reports of strong retail sales. on a shortened day of trading, the dow jones industrial average gained more than 172 points to close at 13,009. the nasdaq rose 40 points to close above 2,966. for the week, the dow gained 3.4%; the nasdaq rose nearly 4%. a european union summit in brussels broke up today without any agreement on a long-term budget. the 27-nation bloc was trying to reach consensus on a more than trillion-dollar long-term spending plan. it primarily funds farming and programs to spur growth in less- developed nations. some members backed a bu
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